Welcome to The Grid, R&T's quick roundup of the auto industry and motorsports news you should know this morning.
This weekend was , an annual event that puts drivers from multiple disciplines and countries in equal equipment to see who is quickest. This year's event was in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. While Team Germany was declared the winner of the Nation's Cup, former F1 driver David Coulthard (above, a long time ago), won the event on the individual level.
IndyCar Test Today
If you're in Northern California today and want to get some sweet, sweet IndyCar action, boy are you in luck.
Today at Sonoma Raceway, IndyCar's test of the new aerokit will be . Come on out, see Team Penske, Ed Carpenter Racing, Harding Racing, AJ Foyt Racing, Dale Coyne Racing, and Schmidt-Peterson Motorsports. Go. Have fun.
Hey! Do you own a Mitsubishi? If the answer is no, stop reading now and have a nice day. But if you said yes, well, the company is recalling 227,000 cars for loose sunroofs and parking brakes that might not work.
The recall for sunroofs impacts 57,000 2007 to 2010 Outlanders, 2008 to 2010 Lancers, 2009 to 2010 Evos, and 2010 Lancer Sportbacks. The recall for parking brakes malfunctioning impacts 170,000 2014 to 2016 Outlanders and 2013 to 2016 Outlander Sports.